APPLIED INNOVATION CENTER
Located at WVU Tech, the Beckley LaunchLab offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, resources and connections to help advance innovative entrepreneurs. To start, fill out our intake form.
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WVU’s LaunchLab is here to help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation.About LaunchLab
If you have an idea for a new company or product, turn it into a reality at the LaunchLab! For details on filling out the Intake form view our FAQs page.
Meet the Team
Our Team believes that entrepreneurship and innovation are the keys to economic prosperity for our students, the region and the state, and we’re ready to unlock your potential.Meet the Team
Get excited for the spring semester with some exciting upcoming events!
Getting a real feel for business
Young entrepreneurs from WVU Tech and Concord University were given the chance to pitch their very own business ideas late last week at WVU Tech’s second Pitch Competition.
WVU LaunchLab in Beckley to host 'Idea Pitch Competition'
The WVU LaunchLab – Beckley is hosting an Idea Pitch Competition Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Innovation Building in Room 101, where three students from Concord University and three from WVU Tech have been selected to conduct a four-minute pitch of a product or service to a panel of judges for a chance to win $5,000 in prize money to help them further develop their idea.
WVU LaunchLab Network hosts third annual March Idea Challenge
The West Virginia University's LaunchLab Network hosted the third annual March Idea Challenge Wednesday (March 27), lauding Statler College students James Carnes, Kyle Gillis and Alan Brockman for pitching their company, ICONIC EDU, as the winning team after four contested rounds of competition.
LaunchLab client competes in innovation competition at Marshall University
Sam Bearinger represented WVU in the WV Innovation and Business Model Competition (WVIBMC) last week held on the campus of Marshall University. Bearinger and his company, Bear UAS, a drone service company, competed against nine other teams from four other universities across the state. He was awarded $500 for further development of his concept.
LaunchLab Beckley Location and Hours:
Innovation Building | WVU Tech
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.